Applications Software Developers Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for applications software developers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of applications software developers amongst Alabama metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Applications Software Developers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,150
25th Percentile Wage
$67,410
50th Percentile Wage
$89,440
75th Percentile Wage
$115,120
90th Percentile Wage
$138,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for applications software developers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $138,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,150.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of applications software developers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$89,440
-1.11% 5.61%
2016
$90,430
-1.81% -
2015
$92,070
1.41% -
2014
$90,770
1.95% -
2013
$89,000
5.15% -
2012
$84,420
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Applications Software Developers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of applications software developers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of applications software developers in state of Alabama ranges from $63,140 to $99,570. The highest paying area for applications software developers in Alabama is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $99,570. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Auburn-Opelika (mean annual salary $94,460). The lowest paying area is Mobile with a median annual salary of $63,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Huntsville
$99,570
Auburn-Opelika
$94,460
Montgomery
$88,550
Decatur
$85,300
Birmingham-Hoover
$84,080
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$83,840
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$73,790
Tuscaloosa
$70,260
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$66,690
Mobile
$63,140




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